Cuomo and de Blasio are now in a game of political chicken over who is responsible for paying for the MTA's emergency plan, and it could end up costing subway riders in the long run. The union supports the subway rescue plan, which calls for fixing signals and tracks and hiring 2,700 workers.
A letter sent Wednesday from PSC Chairman John Rhodes to Con Edison CEO John McAvoy said, "There are significant actions that Con Edison should be taking now" to improve reliability, including "comprehensive inspections of all electric equipment that serves the MTA system".
"To the operating budget, Chairman Lhota's plan calls for $456 million in additional resources - it's quite an awesome coincidence, that is literally the amount of money that the state of NY has diverted from the MTA's budget since 2011", he said at a press conference.
The budget presentation by Mr. Foran also revealed the steep costs of the agency's contingency plans for summer repairs at Pennsylvania Station in NY - a transit headache Mr. Cuomo called the "summer of hell".
The appeal for private contributions to the city's crumbling subway system comes after months of breakdowns and delays that have contributed to the first decrease in ridership in more than 20 years.
"There is no time for delay, and there is no tolerance for a lack of commitment on this issue".
The union for MTA workers wants to hold Mayor Bill de Blasio accountable for the crumbling transit system with a new ad campaign aimed at putting the heat on Hizzoner.
Lhota this week unveiled a plan to fix the subways that includes adding cars on trains to ease overcrowding, removing seats from some cars to increase capacity and prioritizing door maintenance.
Over the weekend, de Blasio rode the F train at the 4th Avenue-9th Street station and reiterated that it's Cuomo's responsibility to fix the subway system. "Con Edison has a duty to safely, prudently and effectively provide electricity that powers the subway system".
Bilateral ties have been strained since the Indian Army stopped China from constructing a road in Sikkim sector's Doklam area. China has told India repeatedly to withdraw troops from Doklam, which it calls as its own territory.
Prosecutor Peter Sticher said Wrousis has two previous convictions for offenses against weapons laws, one from 2014 and 2016. They did not say what was inside the van, which had registration plates from Graubuenden, or elaborate on its condition.
JNU has organised a programme to commemorate India's victory on Kargil war and to pay homage to Indian Army and the Kargil Martys. The participants took out a " Tiranga yatra", carrying a 2,200-foot Tricolour from Ganga dhaba to the convention centre.
WhatsApp rolled out the Snapchat like status feature a few months ago and even added a status tab only next to the home tab. We checked with them, and Whatsapp has declined to disclose its monthly and daily active users for India.
She said she is anxious a move like this could be opening the door for even more discrimination towards an already targeted group. He writes the presence of transgender people in the military would cause "tremendous medical costs and disruption ".
Plus solid-state batteries use solid electrolytes than than liquid ones, which make them safer than lithium-ion batteries. Reports suggest the new battery will debut in Japan in a model 2022 auto with an all-new platform.
Lamar's " Humble " is up for every technical award except Best Editing , putting it way ahead of the pack. The 2017 MTV VMAs are just a month and a day away and starting this week, voting is officially open.
The announcement formed part of a letter from Hall in response to an open letter signed by 44 female BBC employees. The women said they are taking action now so "future generations" of BBC women won't face gender discrimination .
The defence whereas argued that Dileep was arrested on conspiracy charges without any evidence linking him to the crime. The mobile phone used to record the visuals of the alleged crime and the original memory card are yet to be recovered.
Charlie's doctors are responding to the facts of his condition, not the demands of the NHS, as the court case amply demonstrated. Charlie's parents subsequently failed to overturn his ruling in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court in London .
The Arab countries promised that the list of people and organizations supporting terrorism will be updated. Qatar has vehemently rejected the group's accusations of funding "terrorism" as baseless.
Ed Sheeran to battle it out for Mercury Prize
Jamie Callum, Ella Eyre , Lianne La Havas and Marcus Mumford are just four of the 12 judges who created the shortlist. The Hyundai Mercury Prize awards show will take place at Eventim Apollo , Hammersmith on 14 September.
VW's Liaison to US Regulators Is Preparing Guilty Plea
Volkswagen in September 2015 admitted to using so-called defeat devices to evade government emissions requirements. One of eight executives charged thus far, Schmidt was picked up as he tried to leave the country in January.
Samsung posts best quarterly profit amid chip boom
Net profit increased to KRW 11.05 trillion from KRW 5.85 trillion a year ago, as sales rose 20 percent to KRW 61.00 trillion. Samsung said its record-high earnings were mainly buoyed by the booming chip market amid rising demand for storage products.
Paint going nowhere - it will just have a new home
The Redmond tech giant gave the cold status of "deprecated" to MS Paint, which received some major wistful reporting yesterday . Ending updates to certain tools is an effective way to get users to upgrade, funneling users into current product offerings.